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Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science

Revisiting the Foundations of Relativistic Physics

Festschrift in Honor of John Stachel

Editors: Ashtekar, A., Cohen, R.S., Howard, D., Renn, J., Sarkar, S., Shimony, A. (Eds.)

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This book is for physicists, historians and philosophers of physics as well as students seeking an introduction to ongoing debates in relativistic and quantum physics. This title is unique in that:

- it comprises contributions by leading physicists, philosophers and historians of science;
- it covers the recent debates on the emergence of relativity and quantum theory;
- it includes chapters with an introductory character, comprehensible to students and science teachers;
- it can be used in graduate level courses in the history and philosophy of science;
- it strengthens the bonds between the communities of scientists, historians, and philosophers.

Buy this book

Hardcover $279.00
price for USA
valid through October 16, 2017
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-1284-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-90-481-6286-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Revisiting the Foundations of Relativistic Physics
Book Subtitle
Festschrift in Honor of John Stachel
Editors
  • Abhay Ashtekar
  • Robert S. Cohen
  • Don Howard
  • J. Renn
  • Sahotra Sarkar
  • A. Shimony
Series Title
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Series Volume
234
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-1284-6
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-6286-4
Series ISSN
0068-0346
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 650
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